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date: 30 March 2020

Roper, Abellocked

(bap. 1665, d. 1726)
  • G. A. Aitkin
  • , revised by M. E. Clayton


Roper, Abel (bap. 1665, d. 1726), bookseller and political writer, was born at Atherstone, Warwickshire, the son of Isaac Roper, and was baptized at Mancetter on 13 September 1665. In 1677 he was adopted by his uncle, also Abel Roper, who from 1638 had published books at the ...

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